Found December 06, 2012 on
Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer
– As noted earlier here on the website, WWE’s AJ Lee/John Cena storyline was eased off on RAW because of the pictures posted to TMZ of Cena accompanying Nikki Bella to her high school reunion at the end of last week. It was felt that doing the Cena storyline just three days after the pics got major publicity online would have thrown it “in the face of the fans” and WWE wanted to promote a positive vibe around him based on the publicity he got. They will be continuing the storyline later this month. Cena is in fact dating Nikki Bella and has reportedly been involved with her “for a little while.”
– WWE released the official poster for January’s WWE Royal Rumble PPV yesterday. The poster features The Rock. If you’re interested, you can click here to view it.
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John Cena spoke to Virginia’s HamptonRoads.com this week to promote WWE’s upcoming Tribute to the Troops special. Here are some highlights.
Pro Wrestling & Patriotism Going Together:
“You know what, I don’t know. At the root of the good-vs.-evil story is what America is all about.”
Meeting Members of the Military:
“It’s kind of backwards. Every one of them wants...
- In its weekly “Wayback Wednesday” feature, the official WWE website has published a photo gallery chronicling the history of John Cena’s T-Shirts: “The Cenation leader’s ever-changing tees tell the story of his decade with WWE as he matured from a cocky hip hip-hop head in throwback jerseys to an established, respected locker room leader who proudly donned pink to support...
Credit – PWMania
WWE’s romance storyline with John Cena and AJ Lee was placed on the back burner on Raw Monday as a result of photos surfacing online of the Cenation leader appearing as former WWE Diva Nikki Bella’s date at her ten-year high-school reunion in Scottsdale, Arizona two weeks ago. The photos received a lot of publicity from TMZ, so continuing Cena’s storyline...
- John Cena wrote the following today on Twitter about WWE Champion CM Punk beating his title reign and being out with an injury:
“Injured or healthy, today @CMPunk is the longest reigning @WWE champ in modern era, it would be hypocritical not to acknowledge + respect it”
“Sometimes luck is as valuable as skill, but the record books will not say it was a ‘lucky 381 and counting’...
– WWE will be taping the 2012 Tribute to the Troops special tomorrow (Sunday) in Norfolk, Virginia at the Norfolk Scope Arena. Tickets are available for active members of the military.
– Navy newspaper The Scoop Deck has published a story talking about WWE’s Tribute to the Troops event in Norfolk, Virginia tomorrow.
– PilotOnline.com has a story up about John Cena’s visit...
John Cena is in action this week but first…
Titus O'Neil vs. Sheamus
Darren Young and Booker T are on commentary with Josh Mathews. They lock up and Titus hits a shoulderblock off the ropes. They go again and Sheamus responds with his own. Young says he and Titus have revamped the tag team division as the camera cuts away from the action. Sheamus gets knocked to the floor...
John Cena is in action this week but first…
Titus O’Neil vs. Sheamus
Darren Young and Booker T are on commentary with Josh Mathews. They lock up and Titus hits a shoulderblock off the ropes. They go again and Sheamus responds with his own. Young says he and Titus have revamped the tag team division as the camera cuts away from the action. Sheamus gets knocked to the floor, Titus...
- WWE Superstars and Divas express their holiday cheer by joining together for a group sing-along.
- Former WWE talent Dustin "Goldust" Rhodes appears for PCW on January 26, 2013 at the Addison Park District 120 E. Oak St. Addison, Illinois.
- WWE's romance storyline with John and AJ Lee was placed on the back burner on Raw Monday as a result of photos surfacing...
- Apparently CM Punk wasn’t the only wrestler in WWE not working at one hundred percent. PWInsider is reporting that John Cena has been fighting off some sort of illness and worked this weekend and last night’s Raw event sick.- WWE Hall of Famers Shawn Michaels and “Rowdy” Roddy Piper are among those to wish CM Punk a speedy recovery on Twitter.Shawn Michaels ?@ShawnMichaels...
- Here’s this week’s listing of “What Was Cut From WWE RAW On Hulu Plus,” courtesy of Kaleb Perkins:
* The backstage segment with John Cena and Sheamus.
* AJ vs. Tamina
* Damien Sandow’s in-ring segment searching for his apprentice.
* Damien Sandow vs. Santino Marella.
* The backstage segment with Dolph Ziggler and Vickie Guerrero.
* Sin Cara vs. Alberto Del Rio
* The backstage...